Legal Question in Criminal Law in Texas

I just had a quick question my brother was in a state jail and picked up this charge HARAS BY PERSON IN CORR/DETENTION so on april,30,2013 when he was released the sheriffs office picked him up and took him to the couty jail until court my question is with this charge can you get probation or is it a jail sentence no matter what?

Asked on 5/03/13, 9:22 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Cynthia Henley Cynthia Henley, Lawyer

Generally harassment is either a class B or class A misdemeanor. He can get probation but it is unlikely given that he did it while in custody (although the underlying facts could affect that.)

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Answered on 5/06/13, 10:11 am

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